Managing

Remote work is really about trust. Are they doing their job? Are they slacking off? Sometimes leaders don’t support remote working because they feel the need to be in control. As the CEO of a global company I have key executives working remotely. The executive team meet...

What happens when employers put their people first? Before the proverbial numbers? Most would argue that the bottom line should always be the focus of business. It's what the shareholders and other stakeholders demand - but where do the people making this happen - the employees...

We previously focused on How would employees describe your culture? That is, culture and the role leadership has in shaping it. Now, let’s talk about implementing culture. How do you gain the insights to identify talents and behaviors to deliver a healthy culture that leads to...

So after a thorough process of searching, screening and selecting, you finally have an ideal new employee. From the time they start working with your organisation it’s important to make them feel welcome and comfortable with their new environment otherwise they may not feel like...

Having selected the candidates — which we talked about last time – then come the interviews. And, these can now be “behaviorally smart,” using questions based on the outcomes of the pre-hire assessments you’ve completed. Well-structured resumes are not difficult to produce, with or without a...

Outplacement is vital for any company or organisation implementing enforced workplace change, downsizing, retrenchment or redundancy. Typically management view the provision of Outplacement services as a benevolent act to assist former employees find another position and move on with their lives, and whilst this is a...

The science and art of hiring, retaining and properly matching people to positions and positions to organizational needs and culture is mission-critical. Every business wants to hire quality people. Many will have a structured approach to the type of candidates they are looking for, that is,...

The Art of Matchmaking Blog Series: Step 5 - Career Mapping and Succession planning Successful organizations have focused their talent management activities such as attraction, recruiting, hiring, onboarding, performance management, employee development, team building, and succession planning into a strategic workforce plan. This long-term strategy; aligned...

Every organization has talent stars. The ones who shine. The ones who consistently get wins for the business. The charismatic, in-crowd types. We all know them. We may secretly envy them. Maybe even some of us are them. But where do they fit in today’s more enlightened...